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04/16/14

Retailer invites customers to brag about mom

Hamilton Jewelers has launched a digital contest to give consumers the opportunity to tell why their mother is the greatest and win her a Mother’s Day present. 

04/16/14

How much does doing business cost your store?

Jewelers of America is asking retailers to complete its annual Cost of Doing Business survey, which opened Monday and can be taken online. 

04/16/14

Diamond co. IDD partners for credit card program

Loose diamond supplier and jewelry manufacturer International Diamond Distributors is now providing retailers with a private label credit card service they can offer to customers. 

04/15/14

Alor ordered to stop selling Charriol-like jewelry

A federal judge has issued a preliminary injunction barring Alor from selling jewelry that allegedly infringes upon Charriol’s cable trademarks and from publicly claiming that Charriol is being “rebranded” as Alor. 

04/15/14

Founder of Michael B. brand dies at 64

Michael Bogosian, founder of fine bridal brand Michael B., died April 8 from a heart attack. He was 64 years old. 

04/15/14

Report: Kate Moss returning to David Yurman

Model Kate Moss is reportedly shooting a campaign with David Yurman next week, marking a reconciling between the model and designer after a not-so-amicable split in 2011.

04/11/14

Rock Vault returns to Couture with more designers

Stephen Webster is bringing the Rock Vault, a curated group of British designers eager to introduce their work to U.S. buyers and press, back to Couture this year.

04/10/14

5 new, potentially good releases

National Jeweler peruses online book discussion site GoodReads to find four recently published books that could add to a jeweler’s business acumen, and then throws in an extra one just for fun.  

04/10/14

Industry vets partner to sell 3D printers

Two longtime industry players have teamed to start a new company called Proto Products that sells products for 3D printing and casting and provides support for the trade.